Caring for a child with Chickenpox

Caring for a child with Chickenpox

The mere mention of the word Chickenpox is something that used to fill me with dread.  I was one of those people, along with my brother, who didn’t catch Chickenpox as a child.  He caught it in his early 30’s and it finally caught up with me at the age… Continue reading »

Over the pox and another milestone reached – good bye pull ups:)

Digger Driving

Well Monkey seems to be over the worst of the pox, just lots of scabs now, but hopefully not many scars. Luckily he had hardly any spots on his face; I was so worried about him scarring his face, so one relieved Mummy 🙂 We spent yesterday playing with everything… Continue reading »

Light at the end of the tunnel

After a rather unsettled start to the evening/night, Monkey finally slept through and seems to be far more like his old self today – yippee!! Back to being Fireman Sam with his Pintoy Fire Engine and putting fires out all over the Living Room 🙂 One of his NCT buddies… Continue reading »

Another day in ‘poxville’

Well Monkey and I had a better night’s sleep so that was appreciated. He has lots of blisters now but still lots of little red spots that don’t seem to have changed at all since yesterday. Wish he’d eat something, not even a peanut butter sandwich could tempt him today;… Continue reading »

The dreaded pox is here in force

Poor Monkey, only 2 hours sleep last night left us both slightly worse for wear this morning.  I had hoped he’d have a lie in, but one hyper active kitten put a stop to that idea.  He wanted his partner in crime to get up and play and that, was… Continue reading »

Pox watch is back :(

Oh dear, been up since 6am with Monkey (unlike him) and we have a few more spots. Do we have the pox? I thought he’d be covered within hours of first two appearing, so when that didn’t happen I presumed that he was fine. So now it’s a couple of… Continue reading »